January 30, 2018

Leadership

The Hon. Deng Deng Hoc Yai

MINISTER OF GENERAL EDUCATION AND INSTRUCTION

The Hon. Deng Deng Hoc Yai was sworn in as the Minister of General Education and Instruction in April 2017. Previously the Minister of Environment (2013-2016) and the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2011-2013), the Hon. Minister brings a wealth of experience to advance educational opportunity in South Sudan.

The Minister holds a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Cairo University and a Master’s Degree in Second Language Materials Development from the University of Bedfordshire.

The Hon. Michael Lopuke Lotyam

UNDERSECRETARY, MINISTRY OF GENERAL EDUCATION AND INSTRUCTION

The Hon. Michael Lopuke Lotyam has served as the Undersecretary at the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (and before that, the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology) since June 2014, and was previously the State Minister of Education of Eastern Equatoria State (2010-2014).

The Undersecretary holds a Master’s Degree in Social Development from Swansea University.